Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Philosophy

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries book cover

    Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Shared Lives of Humans and Animals: Animal Agency in the Global North book cover

    Shared Lives of Humans and Animals

    Animal Agency in the Global North

    Edited by Tuomas Räsänen, Taina Syrjämaa

    Animals are conscious beings that form their own perspective regarding the lifeworlds in which they exist, and according to which they act in relation to their species and other animals. In recent decades a thorough transformation in societal research has taken place, as many groups that were…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Art, Animals, and Experience: Relationships to Canines and the Natural World book cover

    Art, Animals, and Experience

    Relationships to Canines and the Natural World

    By Elizabeth Sutton

    Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of The Presentation in the Temple (c. 1640), Joseph Beuys’s social sculpture I Like America and America…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Transformative Ecological Economics: Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia book cover

    Transformative Ecological Economics

    Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia

    By Ove Jakobsen

    When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time – energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice – cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia: Epistemologies, Practices and Locales book cover

    Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

    Epistemologies, Practices and Locales

    Edited by Ravi Baghel, Lea Stepan, Joseph K.W. Hill

    The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Animals, Biopolitics, Law: Lively Legalities book cover

    Animals, Biopolitics, Law

    Lively Legalities

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Typically, the legal investigation of nonhuman life, and of animal life in particular, is conducted through the discourse of animal rights. Within this discourse, legal rights are extended to certain nonhuman animals through the same liberal framework that has afforded human rights before it.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11 
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World: Theory and Practice book cover

    Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Freedom and Environment: Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability book cover

    Freedom and Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Must freedom be sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or vice versa? Can we be genuinely free and live in sustainable societies? This book argues that we can, if we recognise and celebrate our ecological embeddedness, rather than seeking to transcend it. But this does not mean freedom…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth: Critical Thought for Turbulent Times book cover

    Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth

    Critical Thought for Turbulent Times

    By Paul Anderson

    Few concerns preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal include those of how to arrest induced global environmental change (GEC), persistent disagreements about the contribution of economic…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture book cover

    Geographies of Meat

    Politics, Economy and Culture

    By Harvey Neo, Jody Emel

    With the ever rising demand for meat around the world, the production of meat has changed dramatically in the past few decades. What has brought about the increasing popularity and attendant normalization of factory farms across many parts of the world? What are some of the ways to resist such…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • A Green History of the Welfare State book cover

    A Green History of the Welfare State

    By Tony Fitzpatrick

    Environmental problems – particularly climate change – have become increasingly important to governments and social researchers in recent decades. Debates about their implications for social policies and welfare reforms are now moving towards centre stage. What has been missing from such debates is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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